// Photo: Tino Pohlmann

03-08-2017, CANYON After the dust settles

Le Tour in Retrospect

If you want to appreciate something in its full scale then distance always helps. For three weeks in July, the Tour de France occupies centre stage in the cycling universe. Everything else simply revolves around it. Transfixed by stage previews in the mornings, captivated by fallout from the action in the evenings, and in the middle, entranced by the race itself. Fans, just like the racers, slip into an annual routine from the moment the first wheel rolls down the prologue start ramp to the final sprint on the Champs-Élysées.

Looking back at the race  allows us to understand and appreciate it fully. The attacks that worked, the ones that didn't, time gained and time lost. Few sporting events are capable of matching the rich narrative that emerges out of one Grand Tour. The 2017 Tour de France was no exception.

We invite you to relive the battles fought by Katusha-Alpecin and Movistar Team through the lens of our man on the course, Tino Pohlmann.